xylan catabolic process

id: GO:0045493
name: xylan catabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of xylan, a polymer containing a beta-1,4-linked D-xylose backbone.

Child Functions

GO:0052366catabolism by organism of xylan in other organism involved in symbiotic interaction
GO:2000886glucuronoxylan catabolic process
GO:2000887glucuronoarabinoxylan catabolic process
GO:2000888arabinoxylan catabolic process

Parent Functions

GO:0045491xylan metabolic process
GO:2000889cellodextrin metabolic process